From the Nov. 29 edition of The Chicago Tribune:
When government fails to carry out duties to protect the citizens as criminals take advantage of weak enforcement, those citizens are faced with a decision to flee or fight back.
This is an American History educational moment of those who had influence during the Revolutionary War era and how they served our Country.
Writing these columns is a fun hobby of mine, allowing me some creative expression. I usually try not to mix my work life into my column, but for one very special reason, I’m going to make an exception to that rule this time.
The state of Washington has it. California has it. Michigan has it. Oklahoma has it. Nebraska has it. Arizona has it. Florida, New Hampshire and Idaho have a version of it.
The time has come. I can’t believe it is here. We are just two days away from Thanksgiving. I love Thanksgiving. Sometimes I think Thanksgiving doesn’t get the recognition it deserves, overshadowed by the flashier holidays of Halloween and Christmas. Thanksgiving deserves its day in the sun.
The federal government has declared the 11th of November as a day to celebrate and commemorate individuals, who made the decision to join our country’s armed forces. These men and women committed to support and serve our country no matter the cost.
Watching the Kyle Rittenhouse trial has brought to mind the importance of life, liberty and property, which hangs in the balance as the American way of life.
Halifax County Schools is committed to increasing student awareness about themselves and their community. We have a slogan in Halifax County Schools — “Strive for five.”